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Getting Started Guide (API Version 2012-08-10)

Step 5: (Optional) Delete the Table

To delete the Movies table:

  1. Copy the following program into a file named MoviesDeleteTable.py.

    from __future__ import print_function # Python 2/3 compatibility
    import boto3
    
    dynamodb = boto3.resource('dynamodb', region_name='us-west-2', endpoint_url="http://localhost:8000")
    
    table = dynamodb.Table('Movies')
    
    table.delete()
    
  2. Type the following command to run the program:

    python MoviesDeleteTable.py